In line with quite a few studies in Johannesburg, light-weight boxer Simiso Buthelezi has handed away after struggling a extreme mind bleed throughout a combat which came about this previous weekend in Durban. Boxing South Africa (BSA) confirmed the passing on Wednesday.
Buthelezi was competing in a ten rounder for the World Boxing Federation All Africa light-weight title towards compatriot Siphesihle Mntungwa on Sunday.
The competition was rapidly waved off when Buthelezi started to maneuver away from Mntungwa and began throwing punches at an invisible opponent.
The video of the scary second went viral on social media and was coated by media retailers everywhere in the world.
Following the conclusion of the combat, the boxer was rushed to hospital and positioned in an induced coma after it was found he had bleeding on the mind.
BSA have confirmed they may undertake an unbiased medical overview of the complete incident and take motion if something inappropriate is found. The boxer’s coach, Bheki Mngomezulu, instructed reporters that Buthelezi had been in excellent well being within the lead-up to the bout.
Coming into the combat, Buthelezi had knowledgeable document of 4-0 with 2 wins by knockout. He turned skilled in 2019. Buthelezi was not overmatched within the contest, along with his opponent having a document of 6-1-2 with 3 KOs – and entered the combat on an 0-1-2 run.